Timeline - Conrad Hal Waddington: the last renaissance biologist?

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Abstract

Conrad Hal Waddington was a leading embryologist and geneticist from the 1930s to the 1950s. He is remembered mainly for his concepts of the 'epigenetic landscape' and 'genetic assimilation'. This article reviews his life and work, and enquires to what extent his ideas are relevant tools for understanding the biological problems of today.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)889-895
Number of pages7
JournalNature Reviews Genetics
Volume3
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002

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